The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Entity Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 103 119
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 17 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.66% 1.14% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 4.63% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 24
Median daily rate £375 £331 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% -5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £306 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -55.38% +47.30%  

Entity Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 747 712 765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.96% 24.50% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 474 499
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.44 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +18.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in the South West

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 6 £438 +34.61% 8
Wiltshire -7 4 £354 +4.81%
Gloucestershire +7 3 £350 +12.00%
Somerset +8 2 - - 4
Dorset +5 1 - -
Cornwall -7 1 - - 1
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 39 (100.00%) .NET
1 39 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 36 (92.31%) C#
3 33 (84.62%) MVC
4 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET
5 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
6 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
7 22 (56.41%) HTML
8 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (48.72%) CSS
9 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (48.72%) jQuery
10 17 (43.59%) HTML5
11 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
12 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
13 9 (23.08%) LINQ
13 9 (23.08%) WCF
13 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
14 8 (20.51%) Finance
14 8 (20.51%) Scrum
14 8 (20.51%) SQL
15 7 (17.95%) Subversion
15 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.95%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) NuGet
5 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Moq
5 1 (2.56%) MSI
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.56%) WiX
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 28 (71.79%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.56%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.56%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Web UI Developer
9 1 (2.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
1 39 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 22 (56.41%) HTML
4 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (48.72%) CSS
5 19 (48.72%) jQuery
6 17 (43.59%) HTML5
7 16 (41.03%) AngularJS
8 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (23.08%) LINQ
8 9 (23.08%) WCF
9 7 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (10.26%) Ninject
11 4 (10.26%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (10.26%) Web Services
12 3 (7.69%) Ext JS
12 3 (7.69%) RESTful
13 2 (5.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) MVC
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Web Development
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) Process Management
5 4 (10.26%) SDLC
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Microservices
7 2 (5.13%) MVVM
7 2 (5.13%) OOD
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
8 1 (2.56%) BDD
8 1 (2.56%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.56%) RedGate
2 1 (2.56%) Telerik
2 1 (2.56%) Twitter
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago